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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 6-8-21


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In this issue

  • Three West Carroll Graduates Sign with Bethel Renaissance

    Wednesday, June 9

    McKENZIE — Bethel University’s Renaissance Regiment, the marching band, signed three 2021 graduates of West Carroll. Lainee Hawkins, Lillian Neel, and Jaycan Martin, all three members of the West Carroll Marching War Eagles, are now members of the Bethel University Regiment.

  • McKenzie Rotary Learns About First Cumberland Presbyterian Pipe Organ

    Wednesday, June 9

    McKENZIE (June 1) — Members of the McKenzie Rotary Club met at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, June 1. The program was presented by Dr. Keith Herris, a Rotary member and the organist at the church.

  • Gas Prices Increase Over Week

    Tuesday, June 8

    Tennessee gas prices rose 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.87 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices in Tennessee are 18.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.10 per gallon higher than a year ago.

  • McKenzie Blaze Under Investigation by TBI

    Tuesday, June 8

    McKENZIE (May 29) — A suspicious fire at a rental property is under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

  • Two Bethel Students Compete in Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant

    Tuesday, June 8

    JACKSON — Two Bethel University students and their iris princesses are competing in a premier scholarship pageant next week in Jackson, Tennessee. Local contestants include Bethel’s Emma Martin and Jayne-Shaye Bailey in the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant, and McKenzie’s Bella Batton and Kinsley Wilson in the Little Miss Tennessee Volunteer and Pre-Teen Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageants. Emma and Jayne-Shaye competed in preliminary pageants and earned the privilege of competing with young ladies from across the state. They will also compete against McKenzie Bryant, a recent graduate of Bethel University. Bryant is a native of Houston County.

  • West Carroll Announces New Principal, Administrators

    Tuesday, June 8

    ATWOOD — It was a larger-than-usual audience at the West Carroll Special School District Board of Education meeting on Thursday, June 3 at the West Carroll Junior/Senior High School cafeteria. Attendees were there, some to voice their concerns over the school district’s recent change in the director, and resignations of principals, coaches and teachers.

  • Carroll County To Approve Budget; Tax Rate Unchanged

    Tuesday, June 8

    HUNTINGDON (June 7) — The $24.3 million 2021-22 fiscal year budget is headed to the June session of the Carroll County Commission on Monday, June 14 following approval by the Carroll County Budget Committee and the Resolution Committee. The commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Civic Center.

  • McKenzie’s Emma Martin is Miss McNairy County in Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant

    Tuesday, June 8

    Emma Martin, 20, from McKenzie, Tennessee, is competing in the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant in Jackson as Miss McNairy County, a title she won in January of 2020. Emma Martin, number 26 in the pageant, is the daughter of Jessica Martin and graduated from McKenzie High School in 2019. She is a junior at Bethel University, where she majors in business management.

  • Bethel University’s Jayne-Shaye Bailey Competes in Miss Tennessee Volunteer

    Tuesday, June 8

    Jayne-Shaye Bailey, 21, from Gleason, Tennessee, is Miss Bethel University at the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant in Jackson, Tennessee. Jayne-Shaye, the daughter of Randy and Kelle Bailey, is contestant number two in the pageant. Jayne graduated from Gleason High School in 2018 and attends Bethel University, where she is double majoring in biology and nursing. She is also a cheerleader for Bethel University.

  • Little Misses, Miss Pre-Teen Set to Compete June 19

    Tuesday, June 8

    Bella Batton, 9, and Lola Batton, 7, daughters of Josefina and Chad Batton, are participating in the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant as Iris Princesses. Bella, the Royal Miss International-West Tennessee Sweetheart, is Emma Martin’s Iris Princess, and Lola, 2021 Little Miss McKenzie, is the Iris Princess for Kelsi Walters, Miss Knoxville. Over the past year, Bella and Lola have contributed to their McKenzie community by sewing blankets for newborn babies and working with their church to distribute prepared meals to shut-ins during the COVID-19 quarantine. Bella will also compete in the Little Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant in Jackson on Saturday, June 19. Both sisters will compete in Orlando, Florida, this July for the title of Royal International Miss, where they are both excited to get dressed up in “pretty gowns” and meet new friends. This pageant will be livestreamed on the Royal International Miss website.

  • Bass Nation Tournament Provides Economic Impact to Carroll County

    Tuesday, June 8

    The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce reported the Tennessee Bass Nation State Junior Championship Tournament on May 7 and 8, generated $48,400 in economic impact for Carroll County.

  • McKenzie Farmers’ Market Opening Has Record-Breaking Attendance

    Tuesday, June 8

    The McKenzie Farmers’ Market had a record-breaking attendance for opening day, Saturday, June 5. Over 300 people browsed the 15 vendors who were selling everything from pies and cakes to bee traps, hand-woven baskets, beef, tomatoes, lettuce, and squash. The produce went fast and we encourage customers looking for produce to arrive early until it is more plentiful in the season.

  • McKenzie to Finalize Budget

    Tuesday, June 8

    The City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council meets Thursday, June 10 at 6 p.m.

  • COVID-19 Vaccines Available Free to All Residents 12, Up

    Tuesday, June 8

    NASHVILLE (June 7) — The COVID-19 pandemic is nearing an end as the number of new cases and deaths is dropping precipitously thanks to the widespread availability of vaccinations.

  • Lady Rebels End Season With Banquet

    Tuesday, June 8

    McKENZIE (June 3)—Players, coaches, and parents of the McKenzie High School softball team gathered in the high school cafeteria Thursday afternoon to celebrate their district-winning season.

  • HCMC Now Offering Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    Tuesday, June 8

    PARIS — Patients with frequent breathing challenges now have another option for coping with this condition thanks to a new program launched by Henry County Medical Center. Earlier this year, HCMC began its Pulmonary Rehabilitation program to help those patients who struggle to breathe normally.

  • Jason Essary Named Bethel Director of Sports Medicine

    Tuesday, June 8

    McKENZIE — Bethel University Senior Associate Athletic Director Brad Chappell announced Tuesday Jason Essary is Bethel’s director of Sports Medicine. Essary was serving as interim director during the illness and passing of Suzanne Seat Rezac.

  • Bethel University Bass Team Finishes Eighth in Nation

    Tuesday, June 8

    PROSPERITY, South Carolina — The Bethel University Wildcats completed the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series 2020-21 tournament season with an impressive top ten School of the Year honor this past week.

  • Bethel SID Office Releases Early Look At 2021 Wildcat Football Schedule

    Tuesday, June 8

    McKENZIE — The Bethel University Sports Information Office released an early look at the 2021 Wildcat Football schedule Thursday.

  • Recipes 6-8-21

    Tuesday, June 8

    3 Cheese Enchiladas 1-1/2 cup Shredded Monterrey Jack Cheese 1 cup picante sauce 1/2 cup sliced green onions 1 tablespoon cumin Shredded lettuce 1-1/2 cup cheddar cheese 1 package (3 ounce) cream cheese 1 medium Red Bell Pepper (diced) 8 floured tortilla Shells Chopped tomatoes

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 8

    Drug Possession —Latoyia A. Gordon, 40, of Huntingdon was charged with possession of schedule II, schedule VI, and drug paraphernalia during a May 24 warranted search of her home on Bridgeman Street.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, June 8

    Brazos River Investments 2019, LLC to Cason Hayes and others in District 22.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 8

    Sexual Battery — Michael Leon Fulcher, Forrest Circle, McKenzie, was charged with sexual battery after an incident on June 2.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Report

    Tuesday, June 8

    Burglary — Deputies are investigating a recent burglary at Atwood City Hall.

  • General Sessions Court Report

    Tuesday, June 8

    HUNTINGDON (June 2-4) — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on June 2 to 4.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, June 8

    •Collin Michael Pruett, 26, of Huntingdon to Cara Elizabeth Chadwick, 29, of Huntingdon.

  • Weekly 150: Ezra Martin

    Tuesday, June 8

    Ezra Martin was born on August 30, 1914, to Seth Thomas Martin and Millie B Hayes Martin. As the eldest of eight children, he grew up in Trezevant. His parents were sharecroppers with plenty of work for the eight kids. The siblings joined in picking beans, corn and strawberries, digging potatoes and other jobs around the house.

  • Ode to The Generation Gap

    Tuesday, June 8

    I’ve been doing some serious thinking. About life, living, children, work ethic, vacations, brown Jersey cotton work gloves, the-way-it-used-to-be and weeds.

  • Calendar 6-8-21

    Tuesday, June 8

    Georgia Peaches for Sale by Humane Society The Carroll County Humane Society will be taking orders for Georgia (Freestone) Peaches beginning Thursday, May 13th and ending Saturday, June 19. A hand picked, fresh orchard box of 11-13 lb. of peaches is $30 or $31.50 if paying with credit or debit card. Delivery will be early to mid July.  

  • Notice - SOLE

    Tuesday, June 8

  • Auto Clinic

    Monday, June 7


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